New Delhi, June 9: Any car manufacturing company launches its new car or SUV or any new vehicle in the market naturally with huge expectations. Because for that a lot of research has been done, the market has been studied and a lot of investment has also been made in it. But despite all this, not all vehicles are very popular. Some vehicles stay in people’s minds for years, while others never know when they entered the market and when they left. Let’s take a look at some of the vehicles that have flopped. This information is not a ranking based on the sales figures of those vehicles. The only criterion behind this is that those vehicles have not been sold as per the expectations of the company. ‘Times of India’ has published a news about this.
1. Maruti Suzuki Kizashi : The Maruti Suzuki company introduced this car in the year 2009 in the Indian market. These cars were imported into India in CBU method i.e. after complete build. Due to the high cost of this luxury sedan car, it could not make much impact in the market.
2. Nissan Avalia : In 2012, Nissan introduced the Avalia MPV. This car has a 1.5 liter turbo diesel engine with a capacity of 84 HP and a torque of 200 Nm. There were eight seats in this car. Also the price was affordable; But the production of this car was stopped due to lack of sales.
3. Datsun Go Plus: The Go Plus was launched as the next version of Datsun Go hatchback car. This car had a seating capacity of 5+2 people. This car had a 1.2 liter NA petrol engine. This car also did not get much response.
4. Sonalika Rhino: The Sonalika Rhino was launched to compete directly with the Toyota Qualis. She also looked like Qualis. That car had a 2.0 liter turbo diesel engine with a capacity of 130 HP. This car did not make much of an impact.
5. San Storm : It was India’s first mass manufactured sports car. The car is powered by a 1.2 liter Renault D7F four cylinder engine. Its power was 60 bhp.
6. Mahindra Quanto : Mahindra company introduced the Quanto car in the year 2012. It was based on a ladder-frame platform. That car had a 1.5 liter diesel engine. Due to lack of response, the production of the car was stopped in 2016.
7. Mahindra NuvoSport: Introduced in 2016, this car has a 1.5 liter turbocharged diesel engine. Due to not selling much, the production of this car was stopped in 2020.
8. Fiat Urban Cross: This car was based on Fiat’s Punto. It was offered in two variants namely 1.3 liter turbo diesel engine and 1.4 liter turbocharged petrol engine. She did not get much response from customers.
9. Ashok Leyland Style (Stile): This MPV was a rebadged version of the Nissan Avalia. It was built in Nissan’s own production facility; But due to very low sales, the production of this car was stopped within three years.
10. Chevrolet Sail U-VA : This car was introduced in 2012. It was the first model in India to be produced by the GM-SAIC joint venture. The car was available in two variants namely 1.2 liter petrol engine and 1.3 liter multijet diesel engine. This car did not get a good response from the customers.
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